Friday, July 20, 2007

Software Developer

The Generations Network: Software Developer in Test job in Provo, UT: Technology and Internet/New Media careers - Yahoo HotJobs: "What�s The Generations Network?
The Generations Network, Inc., previously, is a leading network of family-focused interactive properties which include,,, and Family Tree Maker. The Generations Network is a global team of hardworking people passionate about connecting families across distance and time. Why? Because life�s more meaningful when you know who you are. And our identities are forever tied to those of our families, present and past.

Job Description:
The ideal candidate should have the ability to develop automated tests and test applications for the purpose of testing web software. The candidate should have a good knowledge of related product cycles from their earliest design phase through release. Familiarity with the design, development, and communication of system test plans is desired, as are strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as within teams. The ability to multi-task and adjust priorities effectively is a must. Their knowledge and experience will allow them to confidently determine both the requirements for testing as well as implement and create the environment necessary for fulfilling those requirements. Work closely with other members of the QA Automation Team, Software Developers, Product Management and Customer Support to define requirements and to ensure the quality assurance effort excels beyond simply testing a specification to making certain we are delivering an outstanding experience for our user "

Sunday, July 15, 2007

The Ancestry Insider: RootsWeb's Unlucky Day

The Ancestry Insider: RootsWeb's Unlucky Day: "Today marked the final day for Jamie Morningstar as senior product manager at Jamie's contributions at RootsWeb will be felt for years to come. She has led improvements to the WorldConnect administration interface, the My Account area, the Newsroom, storage infrastructure improvements, and more. She has increased site page views 20% to 120 million per month. She has increased family tree contributions by over 10%."